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Crime > Jails: Group totals

DEFINITION: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
Emerging markets 37,792 2002
NATO countries 10,006 2002
European Union 9,377 2002
High income OECD countries 3,588 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) 2,495 2002